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Course overview

This course is for parents, grandparents and carers who have a child who attends Donnington Wood Junior School. Adult Only

Come along and join us with your child for this fun, free course at Donnington Wood Junior School.

This course is designed to show you and your child how to work together to cook easy meals and snacks at home, demonstrating how to include sweet treats along with healthy options.

This hands-on course is suitable for those wanting to build their confidence in the kitchen, develop essential cookery skills and learn about balancing sweet treats with healthy alternatives. The course will also provide advice and activities to help you to budget your meals to be both affordable and tasty..

No experience needed. All resources provided. FREE CRECHE

All cooking ingredients and equipment will be provided on this course.


Session details

You must attend all sessions to complete this course.

More than one adult may attend with one child from the school. One child from each family only. If there are more than one child in a single family at the school, parents may alternate with each child attending every other week.

Eligibility criteria

This course is for parents, grandparents and carers and children who attend Donnington Wood Juniors School.

Learners must be aged 19 or over to be eligible for this course.

The course is free if you:

  • do not hold a Level 2 qualification, including English or maths
  • are unemployed or retired
  • are attending a designated ‘engagement’ course where the learning totals less than 10 hours
  • are referred to the provision directly as part strengthening families’ initiative
  • are parents/carers of children/young people who are entitled to free school meals
  • have been referred to the course for the purposes of improving their mental health and wellbeing
  • do not meet any of the above criteria but work for a voluntary and/or community organisation where the course will build the capacity of that organisation to support and develop its local community

If you do not meet any of the above criteria, the course is part funded by the government but you will be required to make a contribution. You can apply for a reduction to the fee if you feel it is unaffordable given your circumstances. Please contact us if you would like more information.

Venue and accessibility

Speak to school regarding access






What to Do Next

Learners who wish to progress have the opportunity for other Family Learning courses. There will be a Keeping Up with the Kids course following this one. This course is designed for parents to come in to school and 

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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